selfist

selfist

(ˈsɛlfɪst)
n
a selfish person
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As one client phrased it, "Not to be `selfish' was the biggest rot I learned in my religious upbringing." When God is distinguished from the personal and social construction of God and, in contrast to the criticism of humanistic psychology as "selfist" (Bergin et al., 1996; Vitz, 1977), when fidelity to one's authentic self is distinguished from petty egocentricity (Helminiak, 1987, 1996a), therapy can begin dealing with the self-transcendent meaning and wholesome purpose of life--spirituality--without needing to deal with God and religion.
The way to rid oneself of being sacrificial is to become a "selfist." That's different than being selfish.
Mothers who once were sacrificial will enjoy the confirmation of their present "selfist" status.